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Russia is a sovereign transcontinental state in northern Eurasia. At 17,075,200 square kilometers (6,592,800 sq mi), it is the largest country in the world, covering more than one eighth of Earth’s inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 146.6 million people at the end of March 2016.

Russia (orthographic projection)

In the orthographic projection above, Russian Federation is dark green, and the disputed Crimea is in light green.

Top 20 Countries having most number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites

There are total of 1031 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world (as of June 2016 – 802 Cultural, 197 Natural and 32 Mixed). Here are the top 20 countries having most number of UNESCO World Heritage sites.
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10 Lesser Known Natural Wonders (I)

The age of the Earth is approximately 4.54 billion years. For all these years, our planet has been a work in progress: water, wind, air pressure, minerals, heat, and even extraterrestrial forces like meteors and comets mold and shape our environment, and created all manner of strange formations. Some of them are really beautiful: we call them “Natural wonders”. Some natural wonders are really famous, for example the Grand Canyon or Victoria Falls. Some of them are lesser known, yet still stunning. Here are the 10 lesser known natural wonders of the World.
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